|Environmental Science 305||ENSC305|
|Aquatic Biology||3 (3-0-3-0-0)|
An introduction to the structure and functioning of freshwater ecosystems with emphasis on the biological, chemical and physical processes that affect organismal distribution, abundance, life cycles, adaptations, and the ecological roles that organisms have in aquatic ecosystems. Environmental problems resulting from human disturbances to aquatic ecosystems are examined. The lab portion of this course provides students with hands-on experience in sampling, analyzing and interpreting features of lake, wetland and stream ecosystems.
Prerequisites: BES 208 or Biology 208 or Environmental Science 208 and 2nd year standing required